Growing Pains or Tendonitis

Have you ever seen the look on a young athelete’s face when he CAN’T compete in the sport he loves?  Kieran Elliott is one such remarkable young man who has Osgood-Schlatter Syndrome.  The Syndrome, which can appear as tendonitis, seems to affect male athletes more so than female athletes while they are going through a “growth spurt”.

Advice from a cricket player

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Osgood-Schlatter syndrome is a painfully debilitating condition that causes swelling around one or both knees and can lead to tendonitis and fracture….More at Kieran’s painful battle – Williamstown, Altona, Laverton Star

Kieran noticed that his knees worsened after playing cricket.  He consequently had surgery on his left knee only to discover

“That was when I found out I had tendonitis, Osgood-Schlatter syndrome and an impingement of the kneecap all in the same knee,”…More at Kieran’s painful battle – Williamstown, Altona, Laverton Star

If you have chronic pain associated with tendonitis or other sports-related injuries, you should try http://www.tendonitistypes.com/realheal